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'm a resident of rincon hill. i'm certainly in favor of san francisco having an arena facility. i submit to you that pier 30-32 is the absolutely wrong location for this project. it took 50 years and a major earthquake to get rid of a monstrosity of the embarcadaro freeway. let's not build another monstrosity on the waterfront. the artist's rendering show the most favorable use of the arena. if you do some simple geography, pick any point on the embarcadaro and see what is going to be blocked out, you'll see anywhere from 24 to 68 degrees of the horizon is going to be completely blocked. likewise, despite mr. wells' protest -- protestations being transparent, telemundo be enclosed. you might as well build it underground. the height will be 140 feet all the way around, completely opposite of the giants ballpark, descends 140 feet. people already talked about the traffic. up to 300 days of the year, events they'll have, even though you say 205 now. you know, i submit to you either force them to make nice with the giants and build it as part of the development that they're doing down there where
away in 1998, not only the president of his own san francisco-based company, but an urban conservationist who made his mark on a ridge route on a rocky ridge in telegraph hill that the city had once considered unusable. mr. early single handedly created a spot of greenery that is now named for him the jack e. early park and for his efforts he won an award from san francisco beautiful and was nominated for environmental prize by friends of the urban forest. when mr. early passed in 1998 he bequested five large evergreen trees to the city and those trees were planted at washington square park in may of last year. this legislation again would allow us to accept a gift of this plaque to really commemorate his efforts and what he was able to do to create some greenery in one of the densest and least green spaces in san francisco. >> thank you. so, if there are no questions, let's open it for public comment. is there anyone from the public that would like to speak? seeing none, public comment is closed. so, colleagues, can we move this forward without objection? thank you. and,
news in san francisco. a huge water break after a car slammed into a fire hydrant about an hour ago. cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran is by folsom and 2nd and joins us live in the city with more. i guess they got it capped, but it was really something about a half hour ago or so, right? >> reporter: that's exactly right, frank. the new concern now is actually structural safety. i want to show you, they blocked off the roads in this area. that is essex off of folsom here and they say they're going to block all four lanes right there because they want to sort of assess the damage of what happened. but we want to show you some video that we shot earlier. you can get a look at that gushing water at least 40 feet high is what we're told. and about 1,000 -- tens of thousands of gallons of water that had come out of that break. now, from what we could see, that car knocked the hydrant completely out. we heard reports this started just before 4 a.m. this morning. san francisco police told us officers were trying to pull over this car at 4th and howard for a minor traffic vial violation. the dri
of san francisco home of the national league champions san francisco giants. it is tuesday october 23, 2012. madam clerk can you please call the roll. >> supervisor avalos. present. >> supervisor. >> go giants. supervisor cohen. cohen present. supervisor elsbernd. present. supervisor farrell. present. supervisor kim. present. supervisor mar. present. supervisor olague. present. supervisor wiener. present. and mr. president supervisor chiu is not in the chamber. >> thank you. given that supervisor chu just got married we will excuse her this week and will be excused and will you please join me in the pledge of allegiance. >> pledge one and to the republic for which it stands, one nation under god, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all. >> colleagues we have board minutes from the meetings. could i have a motion on approve those minutes? moved and seconded. without objection that will be approved. madam clerk do we have any communications? >> there are no communications mr. president. >> if you could read items one through six. >> these item are from the consent
skyline boulevard at the san francisco/san mateo county line between there and daly boulevard, fire on seen, crews up there, expect delays past the scene while they get that car off -- out and back on the road. southbound 101 roadwork poplar 92 until 6:00. >>> this morning, more agencies will join the search for a 77-year-old man believed to have fallen into the mare island strait. today equipment will be brought in to intensify the search. amy hollyfield is live on mare island. >> reporter: the coast guard is hoping to get answers for the family. officials fear the worst. 77-year-old philip mattingly disappeared saturday night he had been working on a world war ii vessel, which was docked at vallejo's mare island. police don't suspect foul play. they say his truck was still in the parking lot. this case belongs to police, today they will be getting help from the coast guard and sheriff's office. >> vallejo police department, we don't have a dive team and we don't have the equipment or expertise to be able to conduct dives. sheriff's department has the personnel and equipment to do
unanswered today. at the center to prevent gun violence in san francisco the executive director says vailt video games do carry a troubling message. >> bloodshed and violence is entertaining. that's certainly not something we want to promote. >>reporter: banning assault weapons and requiring background checks and banning large number assault clip is a solution. >> we need a bill that requires a background check on every transfer and sale of a firearm. >>reporter: survey showed universal background check are popular even with members of the nr a.survey says 74 percent of nra members think it's a good idea. came across another interesting survey showing that gun ownership has been dropping in the united states. dropping for more than a decade sales have been increasing which means fewer people buying mr. guns. in the newsroom, 7 news. >> while we are talking about guns the police chief of oakland and san francisco are calling a weekend gun buy-back program small victory in the face of the connecticut rampag rampage. the buy-back took 600 guns off the street. 300 in oakland. 300 in s
- hand side there, northbound as you drive towards san francisco. 7:06. here's steve. >>> all right, tara. for some to the north, things have calmed down. for others it's pouring. some reports anywhere from tiburon, pacifica, san francisco, the marina district, danville hills, belmont to san jose and mountain view and there's a window. some of the totals, about a .50 to 1.50. right over the marina district about 15 minutes ago. it was pouring. looks like things have let up. moderate to heavy rain. some moderate to heavy rain there over towards emeryville, the bay bridge, berkeley, oakland. you can see the red. that's pretty heavy. coming in right back to the east bay. you can see stretching there from concord, san ramon, 680 corridor, dublin, pleasanton, livermore, back to san ramon, pretty good line also from heyed -- hayward. back to the peninsula, there's been enhancement, especially san mateo, belmont, woodside. right along the san mateo coast near skyline, now stretching to the santa cruz mountains. south coast, woodstock, you can see mountain view head heading up and just getting to
for coming to san francisco. hopefully you also become a disaster --- we would be glad te to open up our minds and communities to receive ideas from across the country, if not the world as to how we can improve it. it never is about what just san francisco is doing. a lot of our ideas are homegrown. the ideas are transplanted and that is the greatness of our city. we're an international city. we want to show what ideas are coming out of the far east, china, malaysia, the philippines, singapore as well as all over from europe. perhaps from africa and south america. we can learn from that just as we have done with concepts like sunday streets where people take back the streets and start having fun in our urban communities and bringing out the children to enjoy the environment. this is our future generations so we have to have the best ideas. how to keep our environment and our strong. i want to tell you that there are a tremendous amount of enthusiasm for keeping our city grain trade we have at least three different projects that we have been focused on for a number of years. i have had th
. moderate right now but steady on our drive from pacifica through san francisco this morning. luckily the people who were on the roads were driving quite slowly, taking heed to the potentially dangerous conditions this morning. things right now in pacifica, the gates are supposed to be open on the pier, we saw a group of about ten crappers hoping to go cracking but they couldn't because the gates were closed. one gentlemen approached us and asked why are the gates closed? our assumption is it is a precaution because the weather will only continue to get worst. the water hasn't exceeded the seawall yet, but chance are they will. we are standing back so we won't get hit by the water. wind is coming from the south instead of the west and that could cause some problems today. but we will have the latest coming up in about 30 minutes. for now reporting live in pacifica, abc7 news. >> moderate rain but you are certainly getting wet out there. thank you. >> yes. >> the weather has been causing problems all over the bay area. one of the biggest was at the corner of 17th of potrero in san fran
. >>> 4:34. san francisco police and arson investigators trying to figure out cause of deadly house fire it started 8:40 last night on st. charles avenue in the ingleside area. an off-duty firefighter smelled smoke and alerted the department, 40 firefighters arrived to fight the blaze and discovered the body on the second floor of the building. they had the fire contained a half hour later. the flames burned through the garage up to the second floor. >>> major development, oakland the first city in the nation to willfully surrender control of its police department to a court appointed director. the city reached a deal yesterday to an individual federal takeover. a 2003 lawsuit required them to make more than 50 reforms that still haven't happened. the compliance director will oversee the department. that person will have power to demote staff or fire the chief. u.s. district court judge will rule whether to approve the deal at a hearing next thursday. >>> in san francisco public safety committee set to review the plan to arm some officers with tasers. chief suhr asked the commissioner au
declared san francisco's buy- back effort a success with 300 guns also recovered over this past weekend. he also announced pros posing two new gun control laws for the city. one that bans hollow point bullets, another that notifies law enforcement when anyone buys 500 rounds or more of any type of ammunition. now marin county is going to do a gun buy-back. the district attorney says they will have it on martin luther king day in mid-january. he says not only are they buying back weapons, but get this parents, they say you can also sell your child's ultraviolet videogames back. clearly, you know, it's really strange, holding that weapon, those machine guns in my hand like that and you can see why they're buoyed by the success but they acknowledge there are still thousands of these firearms still on the streets and new ones being sold every day as well as videogames. >> thank you. >>> san francisco police are already planning another gun buy-back. but cbs 5 reporter mark sayre shows us it may be impossible to keep ahead of a huge spike in gun sales. mark. >> reporter: well, juliette, not onl
this morning after he was found bound and gagged in a san francisco street. a live report is coming up. we're following a story of san leandro where firefighters battle a big rig fire this morning. >> taking a live look from our mount tam cam a beautiful star to the morning. at a wednesday. let us get more on your weather forecast with erica. >> we are seeing clear conditions around the bay off. temperatures for the most part in the 40's and 30's. in to the afternoon expected clear conditions to continue mainly sunny skies with the mid to upper 60s. another pleasant day on tap. clear conditions will stick around as we head into tonight. as we step out the door 39 santa rosa. 50 degrees in haywood. i will show you were the numbers are expected to go in to the afternoon coming up in my next report robyn. >> thank you erica here at the bay bridge a hot spot. because of three earlier stalls. it has backed up your ride into san francisco. the drive time has doubled within the last hour. the traffic is backed up to the 80 over crossing. the back of stretches into the oakland maze. we have a stal
and wind conditions. temperatures right now 45 for downtown san francisco napa 33 for san arouse the vallejo is 34 and up towards the north we're talking temperatures run around freezing are close to it. oakland is that 44 san mateo is a 46, 39 for pleasanton, 34 in concord. tomorrow for what all those will be in the 30's and some of us will be in the '20s to morning. satellite and radar show us we have basically clear conditions overnight. we will stay dry for the most part. we have a slight chance for a shower keeping in mind for the most part we will be dry for today. you can see and parts of oregon they're getting snow. seattle is also reporting a dusting of snow this morning. >> winter weather advisory until noon today. get ready for the cold with the frost advisory. the surge to more morning until 8:00. you concede a frost advisory and the shoreline communities and also the interior eastern make communities. what this basically means is that it will be really cold. we're talking low 20's and 30's the mob. if you have plans, bring them and otherwise complete damage. future c
now christmas day tradition underway in san francisco. volunteers are hard at work to make sure the less fortunate have a warm meal today. kira klapper joins us live from glide memorial church. good morning, merry christmas. >> reporter: good morning, merry christmas to you eric. the annual glide christmas meal is less than an hour away. it will be served 7 a.m., 5,000 meals will be served. volunteers are already here to prepare, listen to this savory mouth-watering selection, ham and eggs, biscuits, oranges, grits and coffee. at 9:00, turkey, ham, sweet potatoes and mixed vegetables. 5,000 meals, 650 volunteers will be here throughout the day. we spoke to one volunteer, one man who used to be on the receiving end of the generosity of glide. >> i was a street person a long time ago and i want to give back. >> reporter: what does your morning consist of here? >> i am here most seven days a week, different duties, clean-up. also prepping when necessary. on special days like this, it is different. you get ready to help others and do things, kind of keep things going. >> reporter: g
look down san francisco right now out into the bay. clouds are thickening no. rainfall has moved into the bay area yet but it is on its way. let's take the a look at live doppler 7 hd which shows i think a faint shade of clouds there. gathering not only along the coast but overland as well. no rainfall yet but it is building up to our north around crescent city and eureka and moving down in our direction. it will ariff during the overnight early morning hours. right now dry conditions lacking at temperature readings mainly in the police our inland location down to 42 right now fairfield 43 and napa see it's pretty chilly in some of the inland valley. oakland 50 here in san francisco and these are our forecast features turning cloudy. it's pretty much there already overnight. rainy and breezy for tomorrow. christmas day. showers likely on wednesday. before we get to a dryer pattern. overnight low down to 38 at napa. 37 at santa rosa and fairfield and livermore look for low of 39 at concord so pretty chilly all around the bay area tonight. and the satellite radar compos
roof cam in downtown san francisco. a cooler start to the morning because of clear conditions. active for the 30's '40's and 50's. later today mainly sunny skies it will be a clear day. temperatures on the pleasant side. as we head into tonight clear conditions will continue. , wind and the forecast. it will be that as it will not be too cold. temperatures in the '50s. 62 in san francisco. 50 in san jose now. low 4 is expected in concord. the 9:00 hour the majority of the bay area will be sitting in the '50s. that is indicated by the blue on your screen as we put the clock into motion. by 2:00 p.m. your afternoon highs mostly sunny skies temperatures in the 60s across the board. it will be pretty ideal especially for a december day. your neighborhood numbers 63 for fairfield concord. 66 for oakland hayward. san jose at 67. your kron 4 7 day around the bay forecast shows a lot of changes to talk about paris today will be a mild and pleasant day we will shake off a couple of degrees as we head into tomorrow. high pressure is keeping the storm track to our north. it will start to bring
have safety plans and we have drills. and this from san francisco. in the root of national triage, we are working together to see that our school students and staff are safe. we are working to provide support needed in the event of any school crisis. reggie kumar tells us some parents are thinking about home schooling in light of this massacre. >> reporter: some parents couldn't stop thinking about the newtown, connecticut school shooting during san francisco's holiday snow event at the civic center plaza. many people have mixed feelings about the security in place. and some were debating to send their children to class on monday. diana wattson was moved to tears thinking about the innocent lives taken way too soon. >> yes. it's sad. it is really sad. i rather my child be safe even if it do look like a prison. i want my child to come home safe than it looking like an average playground and anyone can come in. >> i feel we are sending our children to prison. it wasn't any exit. there was no way to exit out the windows or exit out the doors. the children are not safe. not in america tod
>>> developing news tonight. four people injured in the twin peaks area of san francisco after police say a driver ran into the group. jeff bush is live. >> reporter: wean just a little bit about -- we know just a little bit about this incident. to my right is the twin peaks overlook, where you can see san francisco from twin peaks. a driver hit four people, knocking one of them 30 feet down this steep ravine. the fire department had to rescue that person. she went to the hospital with life-threatening injuries. a suspect was arrested a short time after, not too far away from this situation. four people were in that vehicle. we're not sure if drugs or alcohol were involved. but there has been an arrest. four people were hit. two people with nonlife-threatening injuries, two people with life-threatening injuries. more on this story as we get more developments. live in san francisco, kron4 news. >>> major charge s underway in curry village at yosemite national park where the hantavirus outbreak started in the summer. >> 10 people got sick from the hantavirus. three eventually di
believe the attack was gang-related. >>> reverend jesse jackson was in san francisco, to celebrate peace sunday. jackson joined other religious leaders and mayor, to highlight the city's violence prevention initiative. to keep them from the cycle of crime and violence. >> and the best -- fight, jobs, job training, hope and the future. >> we're grateful. >> and jackson also expressed his support for revival on the ban of assault weapon. >> former south african president, nelson mandela is hospitalized. statement revealed that the apartheid hero was admitted to the opt for tests and his condition was comfortable. delegations visited the hospital. he spent 27 years had prison fighting racist white rule. he became south africa's south president in 1994. >>> hugo chavez is back in cuba for more cancer treatment. chafes, reelected in october, refacing a "new battle with the disease." doctors say he will undergo surgery after previous operations, chemo therapy and radiation treatment. >>> fresh crowd in san francisco, synonymous for years. not so much this past week. cbs 5 reports, why there's
at this hour. it is in the 30s in the north bay and 36 santa rosa and 48 in san francisco and 44 in mountain view. come back in 10 minutes and i will update the numbers and look ahead to our new year's eve forecast. >> leigh, thank you. >>> the nation is now just 24 hours away from going over the fiscal cliff. the one-two punch of tax increases and budget cuts set to go into affect on january 1st. negotiations will continue through the night, and a top man at the nation's capital has been called in to help. our abc news reporter has the latest from washington. >> the clock is ticking. negotiations are on going. at this point democrats and republicans remain at odds. >> regardless of partisan differences, our top priority has to be to make sure that taxes on middle class families do thought go up that would hurt our economy badly. we can get that done. >> president obama called for immediate action, but there was that vote in the senate tonight. >> we are going to come in at 11:00 a.m. tomorrow morning, and we will have further announcements perhaps at 11:00 in the morning. i certainly hope s
. >> one person is dead after a house fire in san francisco. firefighters are calling the fire suspicious. they say flames and smoke were coming from the house, afterwards firefighter found a body on the second floor. an arson investigator spend the day looking for clues. >> there is a little bit of suspicion which is why we have it under investigation. >>> a neighbor was taken to the hospital for unknown reasons and they are expecting more information to be released. >>> the victims body was recovered at the off ramp on concord avenue. at this point, the sheriff's office is not releasing any details and at this point it is a homicide. >>> they have now agreed to surrender them to a court appointed director. they averted a federal take over and it comes after the city filed meet a judge's order that it settled a police brutality scandal nearly ten years ago. >> they have been demonstrating to the court and to the public they can produce constitutional policing. >> federal monitors say the report failed on key tasks such as tracking officers and reporting the use of force. >>> new this mor
in serious condition. >>> san francisco police are trying to figure out who shot and killed a man in his 20s last night. officers found the man just before 8:00 near grove and buchanan streets. the man had been shot in the stomach and the leg. he died at the hospital an hour later. >>> the new storm hitting the bay area this morning has some people preparing for more possible flooding. cbs 5 reporter anne makovec is in larkspur, one of the spots where 101 can see a lot of water build up. anne. >> reporter: i'm here at lucky drive near larkspur right off of highway 101. now, normally when it rains, we see a lot of flooding in the road here behind me. we don't see much right now. so that's the good news. the rain is coming down but is not coming down very hard. in fact, i'm hoping one of the vehicles here is going to drive through so you can see the big splash. but it's only the right-most lane that has the water pooling in it right now. there we go! we knew we would get a splash here on live television. want to show you the video we shot about an hou
here in the bay area. today, kron4 talked to the principal at alvarado elementary in san francisco.about what's being done to keep children safe. >> we're already going to reinforce their plans that are in place to reinforce the out word doors. and people posted outside making sure the visitors are registered and that we know everybody. and for the schools, we also have, in the event of occurrences we have locked down procedures. you cannot help but react on an emotional level. this, is what we have devoted our lives to, as the education of children. we think that those children in connecticut to not have that in their future is a horrible, horrible feeling. >>catherine: this is the principal -escorting students into the school this morning. we'll have more local reaction - tonight on kron4 news at six. as funerals and memorials take place for the victims. there's now a re-energized push for tighter gun control. kron 4's justine waldman is here with more. >> many lawmakers are calling for the renewal of the federal assault weapons ban, which expired in 2004 at the end of its 10-yea
a car in san francisco. somehow the vehicle ended up on the tracks at 16th street near 7th. no one was injured. the accident happened around 5:30 tonight. that's when service was temporarily suspended. thecontra costa times is reporting the identity of a man killed in a skateboarding accident. scott hickerson died when he was struck. he was riding his skateboard in the crosswalk when he was hit. the driver stopped, and so far no charges have been file the. >>> friends gathered in antioch to remember that city's latest homicide victim. >> reporter: shot, in his car, in front of his own house. police need tips. they want witnesses. this is a neighborhood full of apprehension. a cluster of candles burn on a dark street. but those who light them don't linger long. nervous, says one man, who shrugs off any fear. >> i want somebody to care about me. he was a good man. >> reporter: he's talking about 43-year-old aaron williams, so the to death just before 11:00 last night. >> what pisses me off is nobody wants to get involved. >> reporter: williams was shot twice. sitting in his car outsi
hollyfield, abc7 news. >>> 6:03. in san francisco police on the hunt for the person who shot a man on a mission district street. officers responded to reports of multiple shots fired before 8:00 last night. no information on the victim or condition was available. members of the gang task force were on the scene. >>> tens of thousands have rallied behind a san francisco dog that could be ordered to be euthanized tomorrow. charlie has been accused of attacking and injuring a police officer and horse august 6th. animal care control deemed him too vicious to remain alive. a judge will decide. online petition to save him. >>> new rules and changes at the top after a strip club spending scandal involving port of oakland. officials relegalled -- revealed yesterday kwan has agreed to retire accused of running up a $4500 dinner tab at a texas strip club setting off an investigation. officials say the port has received repayment of public funds spent on two improper expenditures and now have new rules. >>> sonoma county and concord debating issues today involving growing marijuana for medici
through san francisco international airport. >>> flooding continues and we will have more on ktvu channel 2 morning news starting right now. >>> this is ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> good morning, thank you for joining us on this monday morning, christmas eve, december 24th, i am pam cook. >> and i am brian flores in for dave clark. where is rosemary orozco? >> yes, we do continue with a flood watch for parts of sonoma county and the flood will rise another foot before it crests. it is around sonoma county and in the area of boeheim highway and we'll see minor flooding which will be taking place and i will show you what you can expect for christmas eve coming up, here is tara moriarty. >>> some flooding near the sonoma raceway, just be aware it is causing some delays. san francisco you can see traffic on the right as you make your way towards fso and traffic is flowing well into san francisco, let's head back to the desk. >>> police are searching for a missing man. police say he may be in a creek in fairfax. here is alex savage who will report on what happened just moments before the m
5 reporter cate caugiran is in san francisco where power in the subway is back on at this hour. good morning. >> reporter: that's good news for morning commuters. again there's basically sorted out a bit of the mess. all muni lines are back on track. muni told us that this was caused by a power outage they had last night. the electrical problem happened as commuters were headed home. there was a blown transformer on van ness. >> it was damaged from water. >> computers were down in the subway. we waited and they never tell you how long it's going to be. >> reporter: the whole restoration is ahead of schedule. originally the n and j lines were supposed to be delayed this morning but when we spoke to a muni spokesman on the phone they say crews restored power about 1:30 this morning and find the electrical short in order to get all lines back and running before the big commute. now, they also had a lot more on their hands last night at church and market. muni dealt with another major problem. a woman in a wheelchair was hit by the f market line and taken to the hospital with life- threa
. >> the police acted because ms. delays last night on the pittsburgh bay. live in both the san francisco and pittsburgh directions. >> this report for unrelated to the earlier shooting at the pittsburgh station. service is expected to run regularly to day. >> police shooting in cam count back here in the bay area. please convey. are continuing to investigate a car crash involving a known police role e. >> police say all started with officers tried to pull them over during a traffic stop. >> that is when they say he took off and ran his car into a sense. >> video from sky 7 h d shows the aftermath of the residential neighborhood. office or continue to search for the man no one was injured in the accident. >> a stretch of northbound highway 880 in milpitas is now reopened after most a car crash left two people critically injured early this morning. >> all lanes were completely shut down and falling accident on the tasman drive. the crash involved real for cars and were reported just after midnight. >> president obama in congress are looking to keep automatic spending freezes from kicking i
they are dropping back down to the 50s and 60s. napa like now 57 degrees. downtown san francisco, 66. and san josi, right about 61 degrees. reporting fair skies. overnight lows will be chilly overnight once again, so you definitely want to bundle up for work and school your monday morning. overnight readings in the upper 30s to santa rosa and to the 40s or san francisco and pacifica. san josi, 44 degrees. we're starting out the day in the chilly 30s and 40s. in the afternoon, most areas back into the mid to upper 60s once again. so not much of a change in temperatures, but i'm tracking a cooling trend and when shower chances resurface in in our five-day forecast. >>> thank you, mark. >>> the lights are now back on for thousands of south bay residents after a car crash knock out powers to four neighborhoods. a car struck a utility polite on homestead road in sunnyvale. the accident caused tree branches to fall, as you see here, bringing down the wires. the collision caught pout power 6500 customers. we spoke to one resident who said the whole thing was so loud it actually woke him up. >> i was in
incase of the flooding but they closed it. >> to ktvu's lorraine blanco who is live in san francisco where the power has been out for most of the day in the sunset district. >> reporter: right now dozens of people are without power. pg&e crews hard at work trying to restore power. for crews across the bay area, the wild weather left quite a mess. >> reporter: heavy saturation toppled this pine tree today. blocking two lanes and blocking up computers in daily city. firefighters helping the chp. no one was hurt but it has been a while. >> our crews have been working all night. calls been very busy. 30 minutes sleep last night. very busy. >> reporter: in san francisco heavy winds and rain snapped this power pole before sun rise in the sunset district. >> when it happened there were tons of sparks and lightning. >> reporter: at one point 8400 customers lost power here. pg&e said they have been working all day to repair. >> the stuff in the freezer might be going. i missed the football game. not too bad. >> reporter: they agree. although the creek is high, it is fun to play in the puddle.
evening. breaking news in san francisco.e --service is shut down this morning after a train hit a car. it's a few blocks away from the cal train station at 4th and tounsened -- townsend. no word yet on when it will open. >>> police are looking for the people who stabbed a 14-year-old boy near san jose's christmas in the park. officers got a call at a carnival adjacent to plaza de la ceasar chavez. witnesses say the three suspects are in their teens or early 20s. >> here for the kids and the people that want to have a good christmas. not here for people to come out and start fights. you know? you guys are going to start fights, don't even come down here. just leave it to the kids. >> police believe the attack was gang-related. >>> murder in broad daylight has oakland businesses concerned. a man was killed just before 3 p.m. saturday afternoon near jackland and square, favorite spot for tourists. witnesses report a gunman fired a fatal shot and fled the area in the 400 block of 3rd street. a shooting in the same area last july injured five people outside a movie theater. crime in the area f
are still in the dark. peninsula and san francisco have no more than 50 outages each. >>> time now 5:02. less than a month to go now. it look like congress is no closer to keeping the nation from going over. timothy indict never says the -- geithner says the ball is now in the republicans court. >> think about this. if we gave the president $1.6 trillion of new money what do you think he'd do with it? he's going to spend it. >> what we're not going to do is extend the tax cuts to the wealthiest americans. there is no possibility that we're going to find a way to get our fiscal house in order without the tax rates going back up. >> if congress doesn't act by the end of this year, tax rates will go up for almost everybody and across the board spending cuts will take effect. that could plunge the u.s. economy into another recession. >>> people on both sides of the controversial same sex marriage issue will be closely watching the u.s. supreme court this morning. just an hour and a half from right now the high court is due to release another list of cases. coming up at 5:15 what it will
. >> hi, carolyn. good morning. hi, everyone. look at light rain in san francisco. the winds continue to pick up around the bay. we are expecting a strong cold front to sweep through the bay area later on this morning into the early afternoon hours. the wind advisory up through 1:00 and that's when we will continue to see the rain ease out south of the bay. right now it's well to the north. so lock at live doppler 7hd in the north bay. shows moderate to heavy rain from bodega bay. wind gusts have been continuing to increase to 25 and 30 miles an hour along the coast. the south winds also into the south bay. hayward reporting wind gusts of 23 miles an hour. out towards walnut creek in berkeley, some lighter rain, through 580 and 80 this morning. you see the peninsula and parts of the east bay with a break. not a blot of action now but the rain continues to be pushed up against the santa cruz mountains and we are looking at mr. moderate rain here. with increasing rain throughout the morning hours we are expecting some localized flooding. we will time it it out for you coming up. carolyn
. on the roadways and at san francisco international airport. the bay area hit hard by the first of back- to- back- to-back stormfronts. and the heaviest rain may still be yet to come. we have live team coverage for you tonight. but first. i'm here in the weather center with jacqueline bennett. who is here to tell us when the next round of rain will roll in. >> jacqueline: we are still seeing showers are run the bay area. and more as we move towards tomorrow are run the bay area. it is going to be wet if you're you are calling to need the we can see that the radar is above 5,000 ft.. right now, they are about 3,000 ft. showers are actually registering underneath the radar. the wider show is seeing that this is a well organized a system that is going to bring better rainfall organized with a better look at sunday coming up. >> pam: as prevention, is nearly a nightmare at s f o. 100 flights have been cancelled and is expected to increase. flights were delayed from 1.5 hours, now the wait is even longer. even a stressful for the holiday travelers. j. r. stone. passengers are half to be very patient,
will be right back. óó >> let's take a quick look outside. here is a shot from san francisco from van ness ave. let's check in with janu for your first forecast. >> the system that was bringing us more stirred yesterday has been pushed out of the area. we are still dealing with lingering sprinkler and through the south bay as well as parts of the peninsula. taking a look outside at the toll plaza you concede that it is pretty much cloudy with no rain. it is dry out pretty nicely. the temperatures are sitting right now in the 40's. >> tracking the temperatures for your future cast 4 by 7:00 a.m. it is mostly 40's. by 10:00 a.m. we may see 50s indicated by light blue color of your screen. the afternoon will be 50s widespread. for those of you heading out this evening the temperatures will drop back down to the 40's. it will be a chilly evening. the overnight low and tomorrow morning it will be a lot of 30's. >> 29 degrees will be for santa rosa and 38 degrees for richmond. 29 degrees for livermore. there are a lot of below freezing temperatures for tomorrow morning. it will be 54 drop the south
line. >>> and how a popular san francisco restaurant is making this a happier holiday season. "mornings on 2" starts right now. >>> good morning, everybody. welcome to "mornings on 2." i'm brian flores. dave clark is off today. >> yes, he is. >> good morning. i'm pam cook. tori campbell is also off. it's monday, december 24th. >>> we're following developing news out of marin county this morning where search-and-rescue teams are about to search for a missing man. alex savidge has more on how a traffic stop turned into a much larger situation. alex? >> reporter: well, now that the sun is coming up, the team is going to resume searching for this team, somewhere in the cordova creek. the man is suspected of drunk driving and ran from officers during a traffic stop. it happened earlier in the morning. he jumped into the creek in an area where the water is moving very quickly. authorities put a boat in the water right away to search the bas ofthe creek but there was no sign of the man. this all began after midnight when ross police made a dui stop on the man's car near sir francis drake and c
devices mandatory for one year for those reoffenders. in san francisco, elissa harrington, cbs 5. >> thank you. >>> we want to go back to cbs 5 reporter linda yee who asked what can legendary lawman william bratton do for the city of oakland? here's her story. >> reporter: he's riding into oakland with his legendary reputation of being the country's toughest crime fighter. every year, bill bratton was the chief of los angeles police, violent crime was reduced. his changes started with the officers in his own department. >> some saturday nights there were no gang units work in the city. that's going to end. >> reporter: bratton put his sights on the most crime-ridden areas of the city flooding them with hundreds of officers and conducted regular street sweeps. oakland wants him to build an anticrime road map here. >> he is going to have free rein. >> reporter: city leaders admit crime south of control. within hours of yesterday's announcement, three more people were killed. city leaders admit crime is out of chrome. oakland is still working to hire a court ordered director to oversee the po
in connecticut but deadly gun veils in san francisco. >> assault weapons and types of things we have seen in the hands of people who are doing evil or can do evil really have no place. in the home or the schools or in our streets. >>reporter: legislation is expected to be brought before the board of supervisors next month. >>> well still ahead tonight on 7 news at 9:00. city of oakland has small fortune in over paid parking tickets. how does that happen and will you ever get your money back? >> also asteroid that exploded over the sierra foot hills. tonight nasa where it came from and how fast it fell. new information. >> news in time for the holiday. bay area major testing ground for same day deliver richlt you see how that works. >> and out with the old and giants pitcher tim cuts his hair. you get a look at the hair. you get a look at the new do. stay with >> president obama recently said that going after marijuana users would not be a top priority for his administratio administration. but the justice department is trying to shut down medical marijuana dispensary operating in
of san francisco's international airport! >> a creek bordering east palo alto, menlo park and palo alto is experiencing severe flooding tonight. rising waters of san francisquito creek flooded the two right lanes of highway 1-0-1. the california highway patrol says there is flooding on the roadway just north of embarcadero road.but they say the freeway remains open. however c-h-p says west bayshore road is closed between embarcadero and san antonio roads. the creek runs through both neighborhoods and commercial areas and has a history of flooding. emergency alerts have been sent out to residents. police and fire crews are currently moving through the area warning residents. r kron 4 news has team coverage on this storm system that's expected to deliver us a wet and chilly christmas. reggie kumar is live in oakland. while philippe dejegal is has the latest on delays and travel advisories from the san francisco international airport. but first. here's video of what the weather was like on mount tam earlier today. talk about strong gusts! you can see the wind tossing around the trees and e
is occupied with higher priority crime autos san francisco city attorney launched an effort to refund $4 million to customers of check and go. he says the pay day lender skirted state law, giving loans online with rates of up to 400%. they will work with groups to identify borrowers. >> firefighters still on the scene of an apartment fire in oakland. crews inspected the building which is on 83rd avenue near international boulevard. no word yet on what caused this blaze. but damage seems to be concentrated at the rear of the building. >> a man is in custody after a standoff in a gas station in san francisco. sky 7 hd over the scene when police responded to a report of a man with a knife acting strangely. the man locked himself into a bathroom and took an hour and a half to talk him out. the person booked for disorderly conduct at san francisco police department mission station. >> a tow truck driver suffered injury whez crossed the center divide, hitting three oncoming cars. the driver is expected to recover. sky 7 is overhead at the time two. other drivers suffered injuries. the cause of
. this is a live look outside as san francisco. >> we have isolated thunderstorms, showers and possibly hale are likely in the bay area this morning. let's check in with janu on current conditions. >> storm tracker 4 is completely lit up. we did have purpouring rain earlier. san rafael is game rain as well as novato. moderate downpours for half moon bay. as we pushed into the south bay we are getting heavy rain in the morgan hill area. east bay shore is sitting under wet weather. san ramon, danville and other areas are getting moderate downpours. moderate to heavy rain for the morning as well as lightning and the laundering. and afternoon will see the rain taper off. we will still seek breezy conditions for the evening. we do have another storm system that is headed our way. >> as you might imagine the holiday travel is off. nearly 100 flights were either canceled or delayed. we want to get you updated. will turn to mike pelton who is reporting live from s f o. >> the rain is really coming down here at the airport. it is once again causing delays. there is one hour and delays for some arrivi
faces a minimum of two years behind bars. >> reverend jesse jackson was in san francisco today to celebrate peace sunday. jackson joined other religious leaders and mayor ed lee at city hall to highlight the city's violence prevention initiative. the focus of the initiative is to get parents involved in their children's lives to keep the cycle of crime violent free. >> job, job training, hope, and the future. >> expressing his support for the revival of the banned on assault weapons. >>> fresh grab in san francisco. synonymous for years, but not so much this past week. cbs 5 reporter explains the shortage that put a cramp in this weekend's crab festival. >> reporter: this weekend the annual crab festival is sold out at fisherman's wharf. >> this is the most popular that it has ever been. >> reporter: the french crab fishermen have been on a strike for a week. before that they were slowed by the storm. >> reporter: do you have any fresh crab left? >> no, we don't. we're all out. >> and whatever we've got, that's what we'll have. >> reporter: the strike is all about price. wholes
a developing story. san francisco police say two people have been found and gagged in the middle of the street. the victims were found alive but unconscious at 8:30 p.m. we will keep you updated. >>> residents are mourning the death of a neighbor who was the victim of a deadly shooting. the victim was found shot to death outside his home. kron >> reporter: tonight police still suring for -- searching for answers while friends and family are sending out a strong message. holding candles and embracing one another, friends and neighbors gathered to remember their friend who was shot and killed last night. >> beautiful person. >> great personalities. this was a tragedy. >> reporter: police taped up the home this morning. according to investigators the 43-year-old shot multiple time in front of his home died from the wounds. tonight neighbors with a message. >> you don't need to be on the streets. >> he was a good person. >> reporter: he was neighbors with williams. he says he was a good man and he doesn't know why anyone would want to hurt him and says the violence has to stop. >> hard to believe
such as these come about, we can fall back and rely on that faith. >> reporter: in san francisco, cbs 5. >>> let's now go live to new town, connecticut where at the present time just finished addressing the memorial service. cbs has more on his comments. >> reporter: anne, good evening. i'm standing here the high school where president obama spoke at a vigil just a little while ago, telling mourners they are not alone in their grief and saying these tragedies must stop. hundreds of mourners gave first respond ears standing ovation. president obama is there to help this community deal with the tragedy. >> here in newtown, i come to offer the love and prayers of the nation. i am very mindful that mere words cannot match the depths of your sorrow. >> reporter: this tight-knit community came together to remember the 20 first graders and six adults gunned down at sandy hook elementary school on friday. >> we ask god to grant those lost a special place in paradise, and we ask their families to be granted the strength to endure the unendurable. >> reporter: as people here in newtown gravy, investigator
collapsed at baker beach in san francisco this morning. one of the trails is now closed. the collapse is likely the result of all the rain we've had the past couple of weeks. >> parents caught in the middle of a political mandate. >> and this is the country that we have set up for our son. >> the sudden announcement that could end hopes of adoption for thousands of families. >> we have more pedestrian crashes than cities like chicago, seattle and boston. >> and driven to distraction. the danger pedestrians and drivers face navigating one of the bay area's busiest cities. >> at least weather isn't a problem tonight. all the rain has dried up today. looks like we have a fairly nice night ahead. it's going to stay that way for a while. forecast coming up. ,,,,,,,,,, >>> his temper earned him the nickname stormin norman. we learned that norman schwarzkopf died today in tampa, florida. he spent his life in the military. in vietnam he famously led his men through a mine field by having the mines marked with shaving cream. he's best known for commanding the american-led coalition in the firs
are getting word of flooding reports in the great highway. portions of san francisco shut down. delays at sfo about an hour-and- a-half right now. the high def doppler has been active overnight and continues with the yellow and green. the green is the lighter rain, the yellow is the heavier cell. you can see the yellow around san francisco lighting things up. it is now move into the south bay, as well. light rain over san jose and a heavier rain in saratoga. this is what it looks like outside. this is the weather forecast. you can barely see the bay bridge. temperatures in the 50s. we will warm up a bit in the afternoon. when will it end i will let you know coming up in just a little bit. >> people watching streams and creeks for potential flooding. merchants have put in place sandbag, many of which are still out from the storm system last month. crews have cleared out debris from creeks and drains. at bubba's diner, they are as ready as they can be. >> you hope mother nature is on your side. >> you can't stop mother nature. if she rains and floods, she will do it. we do as much as we can
backup. give yourself extra time to get into san francisco. the metering lights are on. in san francisco 101, you can see traffic moving along very swimmingly here in the southbound direction on the right side of your screen towards sfo. 680, you can see that the fog has really moved in here, we were seeing it in patches in the danville/dublin area. be careful and drive slowly. 7:08. let's head to rosemary. >>> it's a crisp start to the morning. temperatures rolling back in the 30s. the sun is coming, 7:10, 7:15, depending upon where you live. the official sunrise will have sunshine in store for your afternoon. many of us waking up to sunshine. we're cloudy to mostly cloudy in san jose. some of us waking up with fog. we have visibility down to a quarter mile. fairfield reporting, fog at times, napa down to a quarter mile as well as nova toe. your visibility could drop off suddenly as you make your morning drive. we're seeing the chilliest numbers over the north bay. with the chilly conditions and calm conditions, setting the stage for cold numbers, the possibility for fog over the north
clinton. reaction in san francisco's castro district included a range of emotions. yesterday's decision means same sex couples in california must put marriage plans on hold. they could have started marrying pleadly if the court denied review. activists say they feel some momentum from the november elections. >> three states legalized same sex marriage just a month ago. the tide is shifting. >> i want it to be tackled. i want to get married and i want to be married in any state. >> many people say they are happy the court will address the issue but they say they understand that the possibility the ruling may go against the very thing they are fighting for. >> opponents of same sex marriage believe the justices will see things there way. >> we are confident that the court is going to up hold the right of the people to amend their own constitution. >> the man who wrote proposition eight said the court shouldn't go against the measure that 7 million california voters approved. >>> we have much more on the court case coming up at 7:30. how the decision on same sex marriage ban could co
to collapse at a gas station in san francisco. >>> good morning, everyone. welcome to "mornings on 2". it is sunday, december 23rd. i am mike mibach. >> i am claudine wong. >> we will check in with rosemary orozco for a look at all that green, rosemary. >> yes, this is just getting started. >>> it will intensify. heavy rain over parts of the north bay and the santa cruz mountains getting closer here. into napa valley, moderate rainfall. and we get a little bit closer. sonoma also dealing with this. sliding south. moderate rain. redwood city. and the santa cruz mountains and the decent rain. palo alto, down into sunnyvale and we have parts of livermore, oakland, reporting moderate rain at the time. it is going to shift along highway 13. this is just the beginning. the rain will continue for several hours. we have a wind advisory to talk about. i will share that with you. more on the rain in just a bit >>> highway patrol trying to figure out if the weather had anything to do with a big accident in oakland involving nine vehicles. it shut down some lanes of 880 for about an hour. allie
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